I’m the youngest of four sisters. We’re an incredibly tight-knit bunch, despite the fact we live on opposite corners of California (with one outlier in Arizona).
Raise your hand if you’re into day-drinking. Not a fan? What if the booze comes in the form of drunken baked goods?
Wiping my brow, I had made it through the first day of pastry school. It wasn’t pretty, as I was feeling 40-something, overwhelmed, a bit out of place, and well, super-sweaty from frustration and the heat of the ovens.
These Buttermilk Blueberry Bundt Cakes are a blissful combo of not-too-sweet crumb cake and rich, blueberryicious topping. You can find different shapes or molds online, or exercise some patience, and scour your closest yard or estate sale.
Seriously?!? I hate LA traffic. The 5 freeway is THE WORST. The other day, while stuck in bumper-to-bumper, I started daydreaming of something much more cheery –
I’m having a Rocky Balboa moment. I’m envisioning myself racing by snow-capped Patagonian mountains with the sounds of a crowd cheering me on as I finish the final descent to the finish Line.
Let me tell you what gets me though a terrible Tuesday morning run… I close my eyes and dream of these lovely financier pastries from Proof Bakery in Atwater Village.
My gal pal Stamie loves focaccia bread. As a fellow school mom, I’d often meet her at the school playground where we’d pick up our kids.